David Beckham and Zinedine Zidane - The Legend

David Beckham and Zinedine Zidane - The Legend

David Beckham

David Robert Joseph Beckham is an English footballer who since July 1, 2007 to strengthen the LA Galaxy in Major League Soccer in the United States. Previously he had played at Manchester United and Real Madrid. He started his football career in college football belongs to Manchester United. Beckham's cross and proficient in the curving free kick, an ability that is similar to team-mate at AC Milan, Andrea Pirlo free-kick which is also proficient. His wife is Victoria Beckham, former Spice Girls music group personnel.


In the 1994/1995 season David Beckham into the senior squad for Manchester United, it gets a lot of criticism because at that age are still very young David Beckham. But at the end of the season, Beckham proves right choice of coach Alex Ferguson to win the Premiership and FA Cup. In August 1996 David Beckham scored a spectacular goal against Wimbledon which was then escorted by Neil Sullivan. He scored goals from midfield. He made his debut for the England national team on September 1, 1996 in World Cup qualifying match facing Moldova.

At the 1998 World Cup, Beckham did not play in two early match but he played when England face Colombia and he scored 1 goal in that game. In the match against Argentina he got a red card after Beckham kicked Diego Simeone intentionally. The game was won by Argentina on penalties. British public perceive the failure of England won the World Cup due to Beckham. Even fans of Manchester United also blame Beckham.
In the 1998/1999 season, Manchester United had won three titles: Premiership, FA Cup and Champions League. Even won the Champions League title with a very spectacular. In the Champions League final, Manchester United behind 0-1 until the 89th minute, when Bayern Munich supporters have held a party, a miracle happened. Teddy Sheringham after the successful use of bait from Beckham's corner kick. Approximately 30 seconds after kick-off, Manchester United got a corner kick again. David Beckham's corner kick and took the bait successfully exploited Ole Gunnar Solskjær.

Beckham set as England captain on 15 November 2000 and come into play in World Cup qualifying matches. Including when they beat Germany in Munich. The peak occurs when the hero faces Greece on October 6, 2001, in the final game of the World Cup qualifiers, England have won at least one point to make England play in World Cup, Britain lags behind 2-1 to Greece and stay a little longer at the time when the English players play bad, Beckham became inspiration. Shortly before the game ended, Teddy Sheringham violated Greek players 8 yards from the penalty box Greece, the UK gets a free-kick and Beckham's free kick was taken. He arched his trademark free-kick managed to outwit the Greek goalkeeper, Antonis Nikopolidis. This year Beckham became BBC Sports Personality of the Year and became the second-ranked world player, only losing to Luis Figo.

On April 10, 2002 he suffered a metatarsal injury after ditekel Deportivo La Coruna player, Aldo Duscher. Convicted Beckham can not play until the end of the season, it makes the British public worried, because at that time he was at the peak appearance and feared Beckham can not play in the World Cup.

At the 2002 World Cup, he played in all matches. He also scored the goal against Argentina with a penalty, as well as revenge on Argentina. Because of Beckham's goal, Argentina were knocked out of World Cup 2002. Step Britain stopped in round 8 great after losing 2-1 to Brazil.

In the 2002 season Beckham's relationship with his coach Sir Alex Ferguson deteriorated after Ferguson was angry when Manchester United lost to Arsenal. Ferguson in the dressing room kicking football boots and eyes on Beckham's forehead. As a result of this incident, the temples Beckham should get 13 stitches.

On June 12, 2002 Beckham received his OBE from the Queen Inggris.OBE is an abbreviation of the order of the british empire
Real Madrid, Euro 2004, LA Galaxy, AC Milan

At the beginning of the season 2003/2004 he was sold to Real Madrid with a price of 35 Million Euros. There he wore the number 23 shirt. Beckham at Real Madrid quickly became a favorite of fans of Real Madrid. At Euro 2004 he played in every game, but he's always disappointing and he missed a penalty as much as 2 times that when facing France in the group stage and in round eight of the face Portugal on penalties.

In the second and third seasons, Beckham could not give title to Real Madrid, but he is still the main choice. He also helped England to host the 2012 Olympics. In his fourth season at Real Madrid Beckham started out as a result of the arrival of coach Fabio Capello would rather lose than Beckham's Jose Antonio Reyes.
On January 11, 2007, Beckham agreed to a five-year contract the club offered the United States and will join LA Galaxy in August after his contract with Madrid expires. Because patience and willingness to always try to show the best, he re-installed as the starter after being "dumped" by Capello. Even coach Steve McClaren to call him back to join the national team squad. Thanks to a brilliant game at the end of the season, Beckham managed to bring Real Madrid to win La Liga 2006/2007.
Beckham in Milan

On October 22, 2008, AC Milan announce Beckham's desire to borrow from January 2009. Despite much speculation that states that this is a signal of his desire to leave the MLS, but Beckham said that he would not leave the MLS and will return to the Galaxy at the start of the start of MLS 2009 competition. On October 30, 2008, Milan's desire to borrow Beckham Beckham will come true and join the team on March 7, 2009.

World Cup 2006

At the 2006 World Cup, England took a lot of young players with potential. In the preliminary round, the British group's 1-0 win over Paraguay and a 2-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago through Peter Crouch's goal that the use of bait Beckham and other feed for Steven Gerrard, as well as a 2-2 draw with Sweden. In the last 16 again he became a hero after he became the only one that produces a goal in the match against Ecuador's free-kick. Shortly before the game, Beckham was sick and after he scored dehydrated and vomited on the sidelines. Britain was again losing to Portugal on penalties 3-1 after normal time to play in the series 0-0. The day after Beckham was declared eliminated pension from the post of England national team captain, but still want to play for England. Substitution coach Steve McClaren to make Beckham apparently not called to the national team until May 2007.


Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Yazid Zidane are well known and popular with the call Zizou is a French footballer Algerian descent. His position is an attacking midfielder. Starting a career as a player at the club AS Cannes, he then played in Bordeaux, Juventus and Real Madrid last. He retired from club football in 2006 and retired from the French national football team after the 2006 World Cup. He also briefly held the record as the world's most expensive player when the transfer from Juventus to Real Madrid in the 2001-02 season with a value of 46 million pounds.
As a world-class footballer, Zidane has received his many achievements, including two Serie A titles with Juventus, one European Champions League titles and one La Liga titles with Real Madrid. Zidane also successfully led the French to be world champion 1998 World Cup and European Cup winners 2000. Together with his friend Ronaldo, Zidane became a football player who is able to achieve the title of FIFA World Player of the Year three times. He also never won the Ballon d'Or in 1998.


Zidane was born in Marseille and raised in La Castellane. Though born in Marseille, Zidane has never played for Olympique de Marseille. Zidane Muslim religious parents, and they immigrated from Algeria to France in 1954.
Zidane's career began at age 14 years, son of Algerian immigrants is seen by a talent scout named Jean Varraud and then offered a place at the Academy of AS Cannes. Originally he was just getting a chance to survive in Cannes for six weeks only, before finally making good talent Zidane able to secure a first contract for four seasons. Zidane then played in the first professional level at age 17 in 1991. He then scored his first goal on 8 February 1991, which later earned him a prize car from the club president. Zidane then managed to take the UEFA Cup Cannes competition entry at the end of the 1991-92 season.

Zidane then transferred to Girondins de Bordeaux in the 1992-93 season, and then led the club's Intertoto Cup winning season of 1995 and runner-up UEFA Cup 1995-96 season. Colleagues in Bordeaux is Bixente Lizarazu and Christophe Dugarry, who later would become a powerful trio in the French national team at the 1998 World Cup. In the spring of 1995, the Blackburn Rovers manager Ray Harford had offered a contract on Zidane and Dugarry, but Zidane refuses an offer from English club.

In 2001 Zidane transferred from Italian club, Juventus FC to Real Madrid with a contract for 4 years. Transfer fee of € 66 million, making it be a football player with the most expensive transfer in the world. He scored a 2-1 victory against German club, Bayer Leverkusen in the 2001-2002 Champions League Final at Hampden Park in Glasgow. The next year at the 2002 World Cup he only appeared once defended as injury-hit France. In the tournament, the French failed to score one golpun and slumped in the bottom group in the first half that failed to qualify for the next round.

In 2004 after Euro 2004 ends, Zidane retired from international football, but when France had difficulty escaped to the 2006 World Cup, Zidane announced on August 2005 that he would return to play in the national team. French finally escaped, but the new Zidane through injury-filled season in Madrid, decided that he would step down after the World Cup ends.
On April 25, 2006, Zidane officially announced his decision to quit the club and national team football World Cup in France after 2006.

On May 7, 2006 Zizou played last game as a host to Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. Real Madrid players wore a special T-shirt marked "Zidane 2001 - 2006" written below the club logo. As might be expected, Real Madrid fans gave him a warm welcome and support throughout the game Zizou. This match against Villarreal CF and, unfortunately for Zidane, the best results obtained by Real Madrid is the series 3-3. Zizou scored the second goal for Real Madrid without a massive celebration. Zizou traded his T-shirt with Juan Roman Riquelme, Villarreal CF player and Argentina midfielder. At the end of the match, Real Madrid fans say goodbye to Zizou by giving it a long applause, which made him shed tears.

World Cup 2006

In two early matches of World Cup 2006, he performed poorly and even had to miss the third match due to yellow card accumulation. Zidane then showed again his best game in the later rounds, starting from the aborted match against Spain 3-1, then defeated Brazil 1-0, and then defeated Portugal 1-0. With the form of game time, many who hope that Zidane will hang with the beautiful shoes by beating Italy in the final game, but his career ended bitterly when he red-carded referee Horacio Elizondo in the final game due to gore the Italian defender, Marco Materazzi in the chest.
Although his football career ended a bitter Zidane voted best player version of the FIFA 2006 World Cup and the reporters covering the event is to get 2012 points, the Italy captain Fabio Cannavaro in second position with 1977 points, and other Italian player, Andrea Pirlo in the top three with 715 points. The reason he was chosen as the best player because it managed to show a charming appearance and showed good leadership in bringing the French still limping along in the group stage to the final round. France coach Domenech and the "Emperor" Beckenbauer defends FIFA's decision to continue to provide the title though Zizou considered doing such stupid act against Materazzi. Materazzi might be saying the words very offensive to the world's best player three times so that makes it into emotions and finally complete this action.

According to a BBC report, the selection carried out on Player of the rest period after the first round. BBC correspondent Gordon Farquhar, argued that "if we ask the journalists who have made the selection after the game ended - whether they would change her voice - maybe they'll do it."

That inspired a song called Headbutt Zinedine Zidane of ramming head into Marco Materazzi's chest in the 2006 World Cup finals to be the most famous songs in France. In two and a half weeks early, there are 80,000 downloaders song on the site.

Style of play

After a fantastic performance at the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000, not least the football public who regard it as the best player in the world. Strengths and expertise to do dribbling and ball control often makes the player feel frustrated by the difficulty of your opponent steal the ball from him. Coach assumed that the imposing man-to-man marking job on Zidane is futile. Even the German sports manufacturer Adidas to make "new formation" that is 4-Zidane-2.

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